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Starborgs cards
12 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council is calling on residents of all ages with creative talents to design this year's Summer Reading Challenge Starborg cards.
Cllr Corthorne street bins
12 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council has installed dozens of new bins in a bid to increase the amount of waste recycled in the borough.
Council food caddy
11 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council has partnered with the West London Waste Authority (WLWA) as part of a campaign to encourage even more people to recycle their food waste.
Great British Spring Clean 2020
10 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council is inviting residents to join community litter pick events at local parks and green spaces, as part of the nationwide Great British Spring Clean.
Fiesta graphic
04 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council is launching its first Easter children's activity programme from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 April and Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 April, with something for everyone aged 7 to 19 years (up to 25 with special needs).
04 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council has stepped in to help Network Rail reopen the approach to West Drayton Station, after drainage problems meant the railway company had to close the road to traffic in January.
secondary schools
03 Mar 2020
Hillingdon Council has once again ensured that every child living in the borough has a secondary school place, according to school admissions results issued on Monday 2 March.
Heathrow expansion ruling
27 Feb 2020
A coalition comprised of local authorities, including Hillingdon Council, together with Greenpeace, the Mayor of London, Plan B and Friends of the Earth were today successful in defeating Heathrow expansion in the Court of Appeal.
Pound coin - Budget
20 Feb 2020
Hillingdon Council has confirmed that council tax for over-65s will be frozen for a fourteenth consecutive year, following the approval of its budget for 2020/21 at a council meeting tonight (Thursday 20 February).
VE Day street party
20 Feb 2020
The council is encouraging residents to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) and the end of the Second World War in Europe by holding a street party on Friday 8 May.
11 Feb 2020
Hillingdon Council's Children's Services provide a highly effective service to vulnerable adolescents in the borough, according to Ofsted inspectors following a focused visit on 15 and 16 January.
10 Feb 2020
Hillingdon Council will receive up to £2.18 million from the government's Rough Sleeping Initiative to help homeless people into accommodation.
05 Feb 2020
The council's Business Assurance Counter Fraud team has been nominated for a Public Finance Award for Outstanding Proactive Fraud Detection and Recovery.
Engine idling 2020
04 Feb 2020
Pupils at Whiteheath Junior School, Ruislip, joined Hillingdon Council at an idling action event on Wednesday 29 January, in an effort to urge drivers who leave their engines running whilst parked to turn them off under a new pan-London clampdown.
heart month
28 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council is running its annual Heart Month initiative once again this February.
Housing icon 1
29 Jan 2022
Hillingdon Council has successfully prosecuted a woman who fraudulently applied for council housing.
waste weekends
23 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council's popular waste weekends at West Drayton have been extended to offer even more recycling opportunities for residents.
20 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council is working with Trinity Homeless Project to once again provide a winter night shelter to vulnerable residents.
Bessingby Park
16 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council has declared a climate change emergency and laid out its intentions for the borough to meet ambitious targets to become carbon neutral by 2030.
Cllr Ray Puddifoot and the Mayor of Hillingdon with pupils from Lady Bankes Junior School
15 Jan 2020
The Leader of Hillingdon Council, Cllr Ray Puddifoot officially reopened Ruislip Manor Library on Tuesday 14 January following refurbishment works.
Weight Action Programme
14 Jan 2020
Residents across Hillingdon are losing weight as a result of a programme funded by Hillingdon Council and delivered by NHS partners, The Confederation, Hillingdon.
Adult and Community Learning
13 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council's Adult and Community Learning service is delighted to retain its 'Good' rating from Ofsted after a recent inspection.
person reading tablet
07 Jan 2020
Hillingdon libraries are set to launch a digital only reading club this month to expand library services for residents and provide those who cannot physically attend a reading group with the opportunity to share their thoughts on books and socialise.
Adult learning
06 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council is holding a series of open days at its adult learning centres this January to give residents thinking of learning something new or changing career the chance to see what courses are on offer.
Greenwich Leisure Limited  1
03 Jan 2020
Hillingdon Council has awarded its new 10-year leisure centre management contract to the charitable social enterprise Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL), in a move that will help residents stay active and enjoy the benefits of sport.
Out of date meatballs 1
23 Dec 2019
A Hayes supermarket has been hit with a hefty fine after Hillingdon Council's food inspectors found rat droppings and out of date food on site.
Sterling Rose billboard
20 Dec 2019
A property development and lettings company that broke planning laws by painting a large commercial painting of its logo on the side of a block of flats in Northwood has been ordered to pay more than £11,000, following a prosecution by Hillingdon Council
18 Dec 2019
Councillor Ray Puddifoot, Leader of Hillingdon Council, announced at the council's cabinet meeting last night (Tuesday 17 December) that council tax will be frozen for residents over the age of 65 for the fourteenth consecutive year.
waste services
16 Dec 2019
Hillingdon businesses are being encouraged to use a free online tool to calculate how much better off they would be by switching to the council's commercial waste and recycling collection service.
Adolescents team awards - Guardian
10 Dec 2019
The council's adolescents team is celebrating after achieving awards success.